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The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China
+86 29 8139 9127
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One of the most significant archaeological finds in the world, this 16,300-square-meter excavation reveals more than 7,000 life-size terracotta figures of warriors and horses arranged in battle formations.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As a history lover, this place is definitely in my wishlist. I had teary eyes when I saw those soldiers and horses. I value the story behind all the precious relics. Before visiting, do read about the story of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, his reigns,...More

Thank Miz I
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful and very interesting place, it is a humanity world heritage, if come to China and have opportunity to go to Xi’an you cannot miss a trip to visit the ruins of Warriors!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Terracotta Warriors are a must see when in Xi'an, or China for that matter. We took the number 5 (306) tourist bus from Xi'an Station. Make sure you get on the WHITE bus which the locals get on - this is the real bus....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very interesting cutural experience. The preservation of the artifacts is spectacular. I recomend going with a guide to get the full story and history of the site.

Thank jhman21
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The recreation of the warriors is incredible, but its not necessarily the greatest viewing experience. The 3 pits advertised are 3 excavation sites - which means that your experience is sometimes 'this is where we are expecting to find more warriors', whilst you're looking at...More

Thank R958_James
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the highlights of my trip to China. Extremely well preserved, lots of great photo op's. Enjoy the ancient culture.

Thank chunjo
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Reviewed 1 week ago

"Almost all" of the terracotta models you'll see, you'll see them in Pit 1 (my estimate is about 700 or 800 warriors which definitely is a "breathtaking sight" for anyone entering the building and looking down into the pit although I was somewhat disappointed by...More

Thank Myo M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In the winter, low season, it’s -5 degC, but quiet. Summer it’s +40 and very very busy! It is quite wonderful, the scale: trenches 100M long with warriors 4 or 4 abreast the full length! Magnificent

Thank David P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderfully presented attraction, set up to cater for very large crowds. December was perfect timing with minimal crowds allowing us to take our time and soak up the reality of this place. It's truly mind blowing what the Emperor Qin Shi Huang did here, the...More

Thank Andrew H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a tour at the hotel and the quality of the tour was appallingly bad. The terracotta warriors once inside, was good. With a bit of pushing, was able to see everything.

Thank Elizabeth W
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624suchitrar
31 January 2018|
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Response from Robert Charles I | Reviewed this property |
It may be easier to travel by plane as I think the Bullet Trains are daily and they will take 6 hours. In terms of our trip the detour to the Terracottas took 2 days. We stayed overnight in Xi-an after travelling by the... More
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Sunshine88City
7 January 2018|
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Response from Jwpgoh | Reviewed this property |
Dear Sunshine88City, I did a review for XianDayTour on TripAdvisor. His name is Raphael. He is listed on TripAdvisor. When we got him in dec last year, we also had a driver. They picked us from our hotel at Sofitel in the... More
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Nippy2013
27 December 2017|
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Response from Robert Charles I | Reviewed this property |
No the Terracotta Pits are an archaeological site and they are being restored as they were damaged thousands of years ago in various rebel uprising. On the way to the Pits we were taken to a Replica Factory where they... More
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